British Women and the Spanish Civil War / Edition 1

British Women and the Spanish Civil War / Edition 1

by Angela Jackson, Jackson Angela
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415277973

ISBN-13: 9780415277976

Pub. Date: 06/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Through oral and written narratives, this book examines the interaction between women and the war in Spain, their motivation, the distinctive form of their involvement, and the effect of the war on their individual lives. These themes are related to wider issues, such as the nature of memory and the role of women within the public sphere. Throughout the study the…  See more details below

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Through oral and written narratives, this book examines the interaction between women and the war in Spain, their motivation, the distinctive form of their involvement, and the effect of the war on their individual lives. These themes are related to wider issues, such as the nature of memory and the role of women within the public sphere. Throughout the study the author distils the most recent theoretical work in the fields of oral history, psychoanalytic methodology for historians, and the anthropological, historical and cultural studies on memory and memorialization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415277976
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Series:
Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of plates
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
1Introduction1
2The clarion call: Women and the melioristic motive10
3Committee culture: Women and mobilisation48
4'A woman's work in wartime': Women in Spain84
5'A far cry': Women and the voice of empathy124
6Aftermath: Women and the memory of war160
7Conclusion208
App. I: Profiles215
App. II: Interviews: theory and methodology240
App. III: Organisations and groups245
Notes251
Sources and Bibliography296
Index309

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